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Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) meta Command Fails with "Assertion failed: sideno != MD_SIDEWILD, file ../common/meta_set.c, line 59" (Doc ID 1988953.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2024

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 and later
Sun Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) - Version 11.10.0 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)


In Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) environment receiving assertion failed message when running the metainit command:



For the first circumstance, a hostname change had been implemented

For the second circumstance, they had disabled and unconfigured Solaris Cluster.


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